Make note of the connection of the wires in the plug, specifically the placement of the
ground (green) wire.
9. Disassemble the sump pump twistlock plug (2).
10. Pull the sump pump cord (11) down through the wire raceway and the strain relief/seal (10).
11. Remove the sump pump (12) with cord and dispose of in accordance with unit SOP.
12. Install the replacement sump pump (12), and connect the pump discharge to the discharge hose (13).
The tank must be pumped to allow easier access to the sump pump. If the tank is full,
use an extension cord from the interior GFCI convenience outlet to the replacement
sump pump, and connect it using the factory installed sump pump plug.
13. Tighten discharge hose clamp (9).
If the sump was connect temporarily to pump the tank, disconnect it at this time. Cutting
a live wire may cause serious injury or death to personnel.
14. Cut the plug from the replacement sump pump cord (11).
15. Feed the cord (11) through the strain relief/seal (10), up through the wire raceway, and into the
junction box (14).
Examine the twistlock plug retained from the cord of the malfunctioning pump. There
may be wire stripping gauges molded into the plug. If so, cut insulation to the gauged
16. Strip approximately two-inches of the exterior insulation from the cord (11), and -inch of insulation
from each individual wire.
17. Assemble the twistlock plug (2) onto the sump pump cord (11).
18. Install the twistlock plug (2) into the sump pump receptacle.
19. Tighten the sump pump cord strain relief/seal (10).
20. Install the wire raceway cover (7).